Weighing house
Weighing Weigh"ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed.

{Weighing house}. See {Weigh-house}.

{Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing; especially, platform scales arranged for weighing heavy bodies, as loaded wagons. [1913 Webster]


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  • Weighing — Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing; especially …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weighing cage — Weighing Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weighing machine — Weighing Weigh ing, a. & n. from {Weigh}, v. [1913 Webster] {Weighing cage}, a cage in which small living animals may be conveniently weighed. {Weighing house}. See {Weigh house}. {Weighing machine}, any large machine or apparatus for weighing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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